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A Look at Chevron

A Look at Chevron

What is Chevron? Chevron is a design in the shape of a V used either right side up, or upside down. According to the Artlandia Pattern Design glossary, chevron is “a traditional, woven or printed design of zigzags in a stripe layout, also called herringbone.” Chevron is an ancient design and was used on a … Continue reading

A Look at Floursack Fabrics

A Look at Floursack Fabrics

I’m a sewing beginner myself, but I have a lot of projects on the go. Dresses to make, purses to adorn and those pesky curtains that just never seem to get done! One of my favourite types of fabric to use are floursack (or feedsack) prints. Floursack fabrics began being manufactured in the 1930s and … Continue reading